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Information on EC 3.1.1.6 - acetylesterase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.1 Acting on ester bonds
             3.1.1 Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
                3.1.1.6 acetylesterase
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
carbohydrate esterase, est-4, haemagglutinin-esterase, pectin acetylesterase, acetyl-esterase, tm0077, c20orf3, p-nitrophenyl acetate esterase, acetic acid esterase, acetate ester-hydrolysing esterase, more
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
an acetic ester + H2O = an alcohol + acetate
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